All members of Kumho’s cold weather tyre range feature both M+S (Mud & Snow) and the desirable 3pMSF (3 Peaks Mountain Snow Flake) sidewall markings. The treads of all the company’s cold weather products contain additional silica in order to keep them supple in lower temperatures, and additional ‘sipes’ (small lateral grooves) to help best maintain
Kumho Tire has renewed its partnership with Tottenham Hotspur as its Official Tyre Partner for a further three years from the start of the 2018/19 season.
The finalists for Motorsport Ireland’s Billy Coleman Young Rally Driver of the Year award have been selected – with Armagh’s Jason Black and James Wilson as well as Jordan Hone from Co. Derry in the running to take home Irish rallying’s most prestigious awards.
South Korean tyre manufacturer, Kumho Tire has signed an agreement to transfer its tyre manufacturing technology to Century Engineering Industries of Pakistan at its headquarters in Seoul. The deal is the first of its kind in the Korean tyre industry and expected to serve as a new approach to entering a developing country market. Kumho
The Kumho Portran KC53 is primarily designed for the latest generation of large commercial vans and has been optimised to deliver exceptional highway performance. PORTRAN KC53 The heavy-duty KC53 boasts a wide tread and stable block pattern ensuring outstanding dry handling, even in maximum load conditions. Broad cross-grooves provide precise steering in both dry and
With immediate effect, Kyungtai Ju has been appointed the new President of Kumho Tyre Europe GmbH. He replaces Changrin Suk, who will return to Kumho’s Korean headquarters with responsibility for global sales. Kyungtai Ju has held a variety positions at Kumho, a company he has now served for almost 30 years. Commencing his career at
Kumho has enjoyed a successful working relationship with UK tyre distributor R H Claydon for some 20 years and has now appointed the company to handle its truck tyre distribution requirements for the UK. A third-generation family business, R H Claydon boasts full national coverage via six strategically-placed warehouses and will carry the entire range
Consumers have varying priorities when replacing their car tyres. Price will always be a key factor, but while some drivers require optimum grip, others favour minimum wear or, long tread life) More and more are, however, selecting tyres of notably low rolling resistance, thereby saving money at the pumps and therefore the world’s natural resources
Kumho’s already comprehensive 4×4 tyre range has recently been further enhanced by the addition of the Crugen HP91 and Crugen KL33 SUV offerings. While there are numerous Kumho 4×4 products from which to choose, the majority of requirements will be covered by these fine new on-road products, plus the cross-functional new Road Venture patterned MT51
In a major presence at the upcoming international tyre fair – ‘The Tire Cologne’, May 29 to June 1 Kumho will be displaying its entire range of passenger car and truck tyres and revealing details of no less than four brand new products. The company’s 387m² exhibition area (Stand No. B010 + C019, Hall 6.1)
China’s Doublestar Group and its subsidiary Xingwei Korea have signed contract to acquire a 45 per cent stake in Kumho through a €492 million private equity placement. Doublestar has therefore become Kumho’s ultimate controlling shareholder. The agreement has been signed with Kumho and its creditor representative Korea Development Bank. Kumho Tire manufactures a full range of tyres under the Kumho and